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Police re-capture government building in Donetsk

Police re-captured the administrative headquarters of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk and have around 68 pro-Russian protesters in custody who are being questioned over the occupation.

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Cameron speaks to Merkel and Hollande about Ukraine

Angela Merkel pictured with the Prime Minister in London last week Credit: Facundo Arrizabalaga/PA Wire

David Cameron has spoken to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the French President Francois Hollande about the crisis in Ukraine, Number 10 has revealed.

Ahead of the meeting of EU leaders on Thursday, Downing Street said they all agreed "the international community should speak with one voice and send a clear message to Russia that its actions in Ukraine were completely unacceptable."

They also talked about the importance of "the costs and consequences for the Russian government of continuing to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty."

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